LAS VEGAS 51s 3, NEW ORLEANS ZEPHYRS 2


■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, Rafael Montero (5-3); Zephyrs, Sam Dyson (1-2)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Cashman Field, Rafael Montero fired seven shutout innings, and Ruben Tejada, Travis d’Arnaud and Lucas Duda each drove in a run for the 51s, who won their third straight game and went 6-2 on their homestand. ... Las Vegas (68-56) is tied with Sacramento (69-57) in the Pacific South Division with 20 games left in the season. ... Chris Valaika hit a two-run homer in the eighth for New Orleans (61-65). ... Montero scattered four hits and had eight strikeouts and no walks to win his third straight start.

■ NEXT: 51s (RHP Chris Schwinden, 6-9, 5.66) at Salt Lake (RHP Tommy Hanson, 0-0), 6:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)

 

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